Edna Maskell

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Edna Maskell
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Northern Rhodesia
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1954 Vancouver 80 m hurdles
Bronze medal – third place 1954 Vancouver 100 yards

Edna Mary Therese Maskell (born 13 April 1928) is a former hurdler who won the gold medal in the 80 metres hurdles as a competitor for Northern Rhodesia at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver. Her personal best time was 11.2 seconds.

She also won the bronze medal in the 100 yards sprint at 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games and finished 10th in the long jump. Previously, she competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki for South Africa, finishing 5th in her heat of the 80 metres hurdles.[1][2]


  1. ^ Edna Maskell at Sports reference.com. Retrieved 24 August 2013
  2. ^ Old Miltonians. Retrieved 24 August 2013